Failures of Justice

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Title Failures of Justice
Author Ransley, Janet Ann; Goldsmith, Andrew
Book Title Crime and Justice: a Guide to Criminology
Editor Andrew Goldsmith, Mark Israel, Kathleen Daly
Year Published 2006
Place of publication Sydney
Publisher Lawbook Co.
Abstract This chapter considers the nature and prevalence of miscarriages of justice, defined as including both wrongful convictions and wrongful acquittals. It examines why these failures occur, remedies that are currently available, the increasing role played by DNA and other scientific techniques, and reforms that could help avoid or minimise their occurrence.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Edition 3rd
Chapter Number 22
Page from 465
Page to 484
ISBN 0455222568
Date Accessioned 2007-03-08
Date Available 2007-08-01T21:46:20Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance; ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Subject Justice and Legal Studies
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/12763
Publication Type Book Chapters
Publication Type Code b1

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